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2011-07-13 08:00:00

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Initial Results are Encouraging, Spurring Hope for a Treatment Option With a Lower Rate of Complications InSightec Ltd., the global leader in MR-guided focused ultrasound technology and the only company to receive FDA approval for its ExAblate(R) system for treating uterine fibroids, announced today that 23 patients with organ confined low risk prostate cancer have already been treated with its ExAblate(R) system in...

2011-06-22 11:12:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 12, 2011, viewers of the CBS Evening News learned about Stephanie Small's gripping story. Suffering from a large uterine fibroid, the 27-year-old was treated last December as part of a MR-guided focused ultrasound clinical trial at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Small says her focused ultrasound treatment changed her life. She experienced symptom relief within a few days and reports that her quality of life has...

2011-03-09 10:21:00

Noninvasive, deep brain therapy could benefit patients worldwide CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new chapter in medical history opened days ago when noninvasive MR-guided focused ultrasound was used to successfully treat a patient with essential tremor (ET), a progressive neurological disorder that affects millions of people worldwide and causes involuntary shaking of the hands, head, face, eyelids, voice or other muscles. The procedure has been...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.